[Samba] Samba on Debian 8; NT4 domain, win10

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Nov 26 11:04:38 UTC 2016

On Sat, 26 Nov 2016 11:28:02 +0100
"Stefan G. Weichinger via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Am 2016-11-25 um 12:10 schrieb Stefan Kania via samba:
> > Am 25.11.2016 um 10:12 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger via samba:
> >>
> >> Just a general question ahead:
> >>
> >> I have various issues with Samba-4.2.10 on Debian 8.6 (in
> >> combination with NT4-based domain and Win10pro-clients).
> >>
> > Windows 20 is NOT supporting NT-style Domains anymore, no matter
> > which Samba-Version you are using. You can do it, but you have to
> > make a lot of changes in the registry of any of your Windows 10
> > clients. So better switch to AD.
> Is there any comprehensive list or guide on what registry-changes are 
> needed? In the specific case it will be problematic in terms of
> budget to add a domain-switch now as well.
> I already tried to upgrade the given domain in a test VM, I always
> hit small issues and therefore hesitated to roll that domain out in
> production.
> Although it shouldn't be that hard, it is a small domain with ~30
> users and nothing in it aside from users/passwords as far as I
> understand.
> I perfectly understand and agree that the switch would be best, I
> just haven't done that sucessfully before and have to maintain a
> productive environment there all the time.
> This is why I stayed with NT4-domain so far and only switched
> hardware and OS recently. Now I see problems with joining PCs to the
> domain, and issues with login scripts etc ... I search and google my
> way through but it doesn't feel solid so far.
> Thanks all, nice weekend, Stefan

How have you tried to upgrade and what problems did you have ?


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